Garamendi Secures Wins for Delta and Central Valley in Water Resources Development Act

WASHINGTON, DC— Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA), a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, whose district includes 200 miles of the...

Harmful Algae Blooms Reported in Discovery Bay

Contra Costa Environmental Heath (CCEH) recommends Discovery Bay residents and anyone boating in or around the community to stay safe and avoid harmful algae...

Sheriff Office Says Search Continues for Missing Boater in the Delta

A search for a missing boater is continuing this morning by the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff Marine Patrol Unit.On Thursday, May...

AG Becerra Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration for Failing to Protect Endangered Species in...

SACRAMENTO – California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the California Natural Resources Agency, and the California Environmental Protection Agency today filed a lawsuit against the Trump...

State Initiates Environmental Review for Proposed Delta Conveyance Project, Begins Public Scoping

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) released a Notice of Preparation (NOP) for a proposal to modernize water infrastructure in the...

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Boating Crash Near Ski Beach

According to the San Joaquin County Sheriffs Office, 1 person is dead and 5 were injured in a hit and run boating accident near...

Delta Waters: Algae Warning Issued by Contra Costa Environmental Health

Contra Costa Environmental Health (CCEH) encourages anyone planning to boat or enjoy the water in or around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta this weekend...

Contra Costa Sheriffs Office Offers Safety Tips for Boating Season

The Memorial Day holiday weekend traditionally marks the start of boating season on the Delta. Significant numbers of boaters are expected to be on...

Firefighters Responded to 3 Water Rescues, 6 People Pulled from Delta Sunday

On Sunday May 5, Contra Costa County Firefighters responded to a total of 3 separate water rescues on the California Delta and pulled 6...

Division of Boating and Waterways Warns of Cold Water Hazards during Spring Snowmelt

Deep Snowpack Expected to Create Dangerously High and Cold Swift WatersSACRAMENTO, Calif. – With the Sierra Nevada snowpack estimated at 153 percent of average,...

Sen. Dodd’s Twin Tunnels Oversight Bill Advances

SACRAMENTO – A bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, that would increase legislative oversight of the controversial Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta WaterFix project and allow...

Garamendi’s Delta National Heritage Area Act Signed Into Law

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congressman John Garamendi (D-Davis, Fairfield, Yuba City) announced that the President signed his Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta National Heritage Area Act (H.R....

LaMalfa, Garamendi Introduce Sites Reservoir Project Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) introduced the Sites Reservoir Project Act (H.R.1453) to provide federal support for...

Frazier Bill Would Increase Local Representation on Delta Stewardship Council

SACRAMENTO – The Delta Stewardship Council was created by legislation 10 years ago to develop the Delta Plan and manage the plan after its...

Frazier Statement on Gov Newsom’s Announcement He Does Not Support the Twin Tunnels Project

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), whose district encompasses a large portion of the Delta, issued the following statement today after Gov. Gavin...

Sen. Dodd Introduces Delta Tunnels Oversight Bill

SACRAMENTO – Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced legislation this week that will help protect California’s precious water supply and ensure the vitality of the...

Spike in Boat Thefts Results in Advisory from Contra Costa Marine Patrol

The Marine Services Unit of the Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff would like to issue a crime prevention advisory to owners of...

Delta Caucus Successfully Thwarts Twin Tunnels Loan

NAPA, CA – After receiving strong opposition to the project from a group of Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta lawmakers, including Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, the...

Delta Fishing Report: Stripers Sturgeon Solid Bass Action Settling In

ABA Kicks off Out Of Russo’s Marina Saturday morning promises to be a good tight Tournament as Fall winter conditions settle in. Here is...

4 Children, 3 Adults Pulled from Boat Taking on Water Near Sherman Island by...

At 11:45 am Saturday, Contra Costa County Firefighters on Rescue Boat 81 in Antioch were training when they were flagged down by a boat...